townland
Baile na hAbha
genitive: Bhaile na hAbha
validated name
(Irish)
Ballynahow
(English)

Glossary

abhainn, abha
English river
English townland, town, homestead

Centrepoint

52.2505, -10.2855latitude, longitude
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Properties

GGaeltacht

Archival records

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Historical references

ˌpiːnt′əˌb′in′əˌwɑl′ənəˈhou
Áit.
ˌbɑl̠ənəˈhou
Áit.
1841
Ballynahow
BS:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballinahow
Cess Coll.:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballinahow
Inhabs.:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballynahow
Thompson, D. P.:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballynahow
Foley, Rev. P.:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballinahow
BM:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballinahow
Larkin (Ci):AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballynashaw
Smith Hist. Kerry:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballinahaw
Vallancey Map:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Baile na h-abhann, 'i.e. town of the river'
[pl glanta]
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8
1841
Ballynahow
"Recte 'Ballynahown'." [Nóta OD]
OD:AL Leathanach: Ci106,8

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